Published On: Sun, Sep 18th, 2016

Sunoco LP (SUN) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc.

Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN) was upgraded by stock analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has a $31.33 price objective on the stock. Vetr‘s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 7.15% from the stock’s current price.
A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on SUN. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $33.00 target price on Sunoco and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 6th. Morgan Stanley began coverage on Sunoco in a report on Monday, August 15th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $32.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sunoco from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a $32.00 target price on shares of Sunoco in a report on Thursday, July 7th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $43.00 target price on shares of Sunoco in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Sunoco presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $35.52.
Sunoco (NYSE:SUN) traded down 1.98% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $29.24. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 636,059 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $30.45 and a 200-day moving average price of $31.86. The firm has a market cap of $3.27 billion, a PE ratio of 24.55 and a beta of 0.66. Sunoco has a 12-month low of $22.86 and a 12-month high of $40.06.

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A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in SUN. Cohen & Steers Inc. raised its stake in shares of Sunoco by 1,155,502.3% in the second quarter. Cohen & Steers Inc. now owns 2,022,304 shares of the company’s stock worth $516,881,000 after buying an additional 2,022,129 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada raised its stake in shares of Sunoco by 8.3% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,129,546 shares of the company’s stock worth $33,830,000 after buying an additional 86,207 shares in the last quarter. TPH Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Sunoco by 22.7% in the first quarter. TPH Asset Management LLC now owns 858,618 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,751,000 after buying an additional 158,563 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new stake in shares of Sunoco during the second quarter worth $15,544,000. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Sunoco by 10.4% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 497,577 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,484,000 after buying an additional 47,023 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 41.97% of the company’s stock.
About Sunoco
Sunoco LP, formerly Susser Petroleum Partners LP, is engaged in the retail sale of motor fuels and merchandise through the Company-operated convenience stores and retail fuel sites, as well as the wholesale distribution of motor fuels to convenience stores, independent dealers, commercial customers and distributors.

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